Colorado Schools Got More Money for English Learners. Where is it Going?

Chalkbeat Colorado | Yesenia Robles

“Advocates say the funds are not enough for districts to adequately serve English learners, and some worry that the state didn’t create ways to ensure schools are using the money toward services the students require.”

Colorado school districts have planned to put new state money towards adding staff and providing extra training for teachers working with students who are learning English, however the state is not monitoring how each district is using these funds. Robles explains where this state money is needed the most and how many districts aren’t adding any of these necessary services.

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